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Reduction in chemotherapy order errors with computerised physician order entry and clinical decision support systems.

Reduction in chemotherapy order errors with computerised physician order entry and clinical decision support systems. HIM J. 2015;44.

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November 11, 2015
HIM J. 2015;44.

This quality improvement study to enhance the safety of chemotherapy was conducted at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. Investigators found that standardized chemotherapy orders within a computerized provider order entry system were associated with fewer medication errors as well as improved dispensing efficiency compared with the older, paper-based order system.